Mechanicsburg Child Welfare Training Programs - Pennsylvania-Mechanicsburg - (19009205)
This position is located in Mechanicsburg, PA The University of Pittsburgh's Mechanicsburg Child Welfare Training Programs (Resource Center) is seeking a Simulation Program Supervisor. This position will be responsible for the oversight of the development of products and services designed to improve outcomes for agencies, children, youth, and families in the child welfare system.
The incumbent is responsible for managing and leading the Simulation Program and supervising and supporting multiple staff in the development and for the maintenance of standardized clients and standardized attorneys for the Resource Center. The incumbent participates as a member of the Leadership Team, actively engaging in quality improvement efforts through "Defining, Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Monitoring", designed to support the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Resource Center.
Travel is required for this position. A valid driver's license is required. PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. For full consideration, apply online, attach a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample limited to five pages and relevant to the position. For more information about the Resource Center, visit us at www.pacwrc.pitt.edu. This position is located in Mechanicsburg, PA
Degree preferred in the following fields: training and development, adult education, human services, or other closely related academic discipline plus 10 years' professional experience of which a minimum of five years' experience in supervision or in project management required.
The ideal candidate will possess knowledge, experience, and skills in the following areas:
- Supervision of staff and assessment and evaluation of training; and trainer, consultant, and standardized client recruitment, selection, supervision, and development.
- Knowledge and skill in simulation programs, instructional design and adult learning principles, including the ADDIE model.
- A broad range of curriculum types and delivery methods, including in-person, online and blended learning solutions is preferred.
The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a proven ability to facilitate and participate positively and collaboratively in teams at all levels of an internal organizational structure and with external stakeholders:
- Provide and receive supervision and feedback in a strength-based and constructive manner.
- Coach and motivate staff and colleagues at all levels of an organizational structure. - Recognize, respect, support, and demonstrate Resource Center's mission, vision, and values.
- Evaluate organizational structure, processes, and policies and provide constructive and strength-based recommendations for improvement.
- Evaluate and provide constructive and strength-based recommendations for improving an organization's structure, processes, and policies.
- Engage in and support the professional development of self, staff, and colleagues.
- Effectively facilitate and present information in large and small groups.
- Knowledge of Pennsylvania Child Welfare Practice in a public or private setting is preferred.
A valid driver's license
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Minimum Experience Level Required: 10+ years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
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